Tag Archives: 12 Days of Christmas

By Maria Milligan
Jan 01, 2017

A Scout is Cheerful–12 Days of A Scout Christmas

Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of January 5th – also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days have been celebrated in Europe since before the middle ages and were a time of celebration. It has been our custom at The Boy Scout to post a Scouter’s […]

By Maria Milligan
Dec 28, 2016

A Scout is Friendly–12 Days of A Scout Christmas

Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of January 5th – also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days have been celebrated in Europe since before the middle ages and were a time of celebration. It has been our custom at The Boy Scout to post a Scouter’s […]

By Maria Milligan
Dec 26, 2016

A Scout is Loyal–12 Days of A Scout Christmas

Traditionally, the 12 Days of Christmas start on Christmas Day and last until the evening of January 5th – also known as Twelfth Night. The 12 Days have been celebrated in Europe since before the middle ages and were a time of celebration. It has been our custom at The Boy Scout to post a Scouter’s […]

By Melany Gardner
Dec 12, 2015

Count Down to the Holiday with the Twelve Days of a Scout Christmas

Visit The Voice of Scouting everyday for the Twelve Days of a Scout Christmas beginning Monday, Dec 14, and find inspiring Christmas messages of Scouts giving the gift of living the Scout Oath and Law. This has been one of our favorite Christmas traditions on The Boy Scout, but we have decided to move it over to […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 24, 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas: A Scout is Reverent

A Scout is Reverent. A Scout is reverent toward God. He is faithful in his religious duties. He respects the beliefs of others. This message from President Harold B Lee reminds us and our Scouts to be reverent this season. As you share this message with your Scouts, discuss what they can do to demonstrate how […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 23, 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas: A Scout is Clean

“A Scout is Clean. A Scout keeps his body and mind fit and clean. He chooses the company of those who live by high standards. He helps keep his home and community clean.” In 2010, Mike Rowe of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs” spoke at the National Jamboree. He explained to the gathered Scouts, “I’m here in […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 17, 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas: A Scout is Courteous

“A Scout is Courteous. A Scout is polite to everyone regardless of age or position. He knows that using good manners makes it easier for people to get along.” Scouts are taught to be courteous in every circumstance. In this story from Douglas Presença, we see the importance of being courteous even to those who seem […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 15, 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas: a Scout is Helpful

“A Scout is Helpful. A Scout cares about other people. He willingly volunteers to help others without expecting payment or reward.” Scouts do their best to help others, taking time to do a daily good turn and participate in service projects as a troop or on their own. After reading the story discuss it with […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 24, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 1 – A Scout is Reverent

The twelfth attribute in the Scout law is to be reverent. A Scout is reverent. He is humble. He is respectful. He walks with quiet dignity. Reverence is an internal expression although there are outward signs but unlike the Publicans, a Scout is not reverent to obtain awards or glory but as his duty to […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 17, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 8 – A Scout is Courteous

The fifth attribute in the Scout Law is to be courteous. A Scout is courteous. He is gracious. He is respectful. He is considerate. The refiner’s fire. President Gordon B. Hinckley gave this advice: It is amazing what courtesy will accomplish. It is tragic what a lack of courtesy can bring. We see it every […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 15, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 10 – A Scout is Helpful

The third attribute in the Scout law is helpful. A Scout is helpful. He is cooperative. He is productive. He does a “Good Turn.” Part of being helpful is to be positive. It is difficult to see the needs of others if you are consumed with negative thoughts. We all have them. But negativity can […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 13, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 12 – A Scout is Trustworthy

The first attribute in the Scout Law is to be trustworthy. A Scout is trustworthy. He is dependable. He is honest. He tells the truth. There is nothing that blackens the soul like dishonesty. It does nobody any good and eventually the truth always comes out. Although at the time of telling a lie it […]